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Archive for the category "family"

Winter Solstice Lantern Festival

December 17th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Celebrate the 21st annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival on December 21st in three Vancouver communities. Presented by the Secret Lantern Society and Artistic Director Naomi Singer, this free family event (with some ticketed attractions) will illuminate the longest night of the year. Photo credit: Rikki / Julius Reque on Flickr These are festive celebrations of […]

Christmas Lights in Vancouver

December 16th, 2014 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Growing up in Surrey, one of my favourite Christmas memories was when our whole family would bundle up and pile into our van for a night of Christmas light hunting. First things first, we’d stop somewhere to pick up hot chocolate that would warm our mittened hands, and then we’d always head to New Westminster […]

White Spot Christmas Day Lunch

December 16th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The White Spot Christmas Day lunch for charity is back again this year as management and staff at two locations continue a decade-long tradition of donating their time, tips and proceeds to the Richmond Hospital Foundation and Variety – The Children’s Charity. White Spot Christmas Day Lunch for Charity The Kingsway Vancouver and Richmond Centre […]

SPES Saturday: The Holly and The Ivy

December 13th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Kathleen Stormont, Fundraising & Communications Specialist with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost a decade ago and I have been a member for two years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their […]

Kaboodles Toy Drive and Playmobil Giveaway

December 12th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Everyone deserves a little holiday cheer this season and Kaboodles Toy Stores are doing so with a charitable toy drive. On now until Christmas Eve, you can visit any of Kaboodles’ four locations to participate in this fun and meaningful toy drive. Kaboodles Toy Drive All donated gifts will be delivered to the Lower Mainland […]

Langley Rivermen Basics for Babies

December 11th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Our local BCHL hockey teams are big parts of their community and the Langley Rivermen are fully committed to giving back in Langley. On Saturday, December 13th fans are encouraged to bring unopened diapers in support of JRfm’s Basics for Babies campaign. Langley Rivermen Basics for Babies JRfm has partnered with Food Banks BC to […]

Nutcracker Ballet in Vancouver: Ballet BC Presents Royal Winnipeg Ballet

December 9th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ballet BC presents the Royal Winnipeg Ballet in The Nutcracker this weekend at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. As Canada’s premiere ballet company and one of the oldest ballet companies in North America, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet will bring this magical holiday dream to life with the some of the country’s best and brightest young artists. […]

Win Tickets to Sesame Street Live in Abbotsford

December 6th, 2014 @ 10:38am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Elmo is coming to the Fraser Valley! Sesame Street Live takes over the Abbotsford Centre on Saturday, December 13th and Sunday, December 14th as Elmo, Elmo, Abby Cadabby and everyone’s favourite Sesame Street friends present: Let’s Dance! Hosted by two live performers, Sesame Street Live: Let’s Dance! offers an up-close, interactive experience that includes dance […]